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Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-14-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By 440sixpack
I didn't know they ever did a windshield like...

I didn't know they ever did a windshield like that. I still don't think you could do a Jeep that way because to rope it in you'd be puling against your dash pad. but I don't know, I can't say. I...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-13-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 275
Posted By 440sixpack
We thought about that. but I don't see any way...

We thought about that. but I don't see any way you could install it other than the way everyone does. now or at the factory, you'd have to weld it in .
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-13-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 122
Posted By 440sixpack
I agree that would be best . any noticible...

I agree that would be best . any noticible damage to the cam gear is too much.

But I had a chinese distributor gear take a crap in my 390 and I assumed the cam gear had to be bad too . so I tore...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-13-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 122
Posted By 440sixpack
Yes the pump can stay on. If your engine made...

Yes the pump can stay on.

If your engine made it 25k without issues I'd doubt oiling is your problem. more likely a crap gear. do you know if your chain cover is OEM or Chinese ? that can be an...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-12-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 275
Posted By 440sixpack
Yeah, you'd think that. but mine was installed...

Yeah, you'd think that. but mine was installed with no adhiesive whatsoever.


I think it's because the new gasket isn't as thick , the trim simply can't pull down to fit it. I'm not...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-12-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 122
Posted By 440sixpack
The problem usually comes with running a new gear...

The problem usually comes with running a new gear ( junk most of the time ) against a worn original gear. this can give you problems on anything that has gears.


Obviously the best remedy is a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-12-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 224
Posted By 440sixpack
There is nothing you can't get at a decent price...

There is nothing you can't get at a decent price for a Dana 60. rebuilding it should be a breeze.


they're so popular Strange makes them new from scratch to customer specs like the one I bought...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-10-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 425
Posted By 440sixpack
Yes I bled it. and since it has bleeding ports...

Yes I bled it. and since it has bleeding ports on the master I bled it again with the mighty vac.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-10-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 295
Posted By 440sixpack
Everyone knows more than the manufacturer it's...

Everyone knows more than the manufacturer it's always been that way.


Ditch the cooler if you're not heavy towing it's as necessary as most of the other JC Whitney treasures.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-10-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,002
Posted By 440sixpack
Interesting . a guy who doesn't know how to hook...

Interesting . a guy who doesn't know how to hook up a timing light in 48 hours has become an ignition guru. don't ask the most basic questions if you know it all it's misleading .


Distributors...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-09-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,002
Posted By 440sixpack
You cannot assume your curve is even close to...

You cannot assume your curve is even close to correct by the initial timing . not unless you've tested it a vehicle or recently or had it on a distributor machine .


Measure and maek 35 degrees...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-08-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,002
Posted By 440sixpack
Unless you have a dial back light you really...

Unless you have a dial back light you really don't have a light. initial timing is basically meaningless and without one that all you can check.

Performance as well as detonation happen at...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 07-08-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By 440sixpack
Original Auto Interiors had my tan Levis...

Original Auto Interiors had my tan Levis material. you might try them.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-08-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 295
Posted By 440sixpack
If you're not doing hard towing the add on cooler...

If you're not doing hard towing the add on cooler is a waste of time.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-08-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 425
Posted By 440sixpack
Pedal feels pretty normal, an inch or so of...

Pedal feels pretty normal, an inch or so of travel and you can feel and hear the booster kick in, pedal gets firm well off the floor and then not much happens.

Rod length is correct , non...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-06-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 150
Posted By 440sixpack
Can't be the durashart they never fail. Not...

Can't be the durashart they never fail.

Not cranking at this time is probably just because you ran the battery down, not related to the reason it won't run.

Wiley's suggestion is where I'd...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-06-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 74
Posted By 440sixpack
Not really, my '66 GTO tri power rand rubber...

Not really, my '66 GTO tri power rand rubber from the pump to the fuel manifold from the factory and it works fine.

But I prefer to have as much steel as possible to prevent any chance of leaks...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-06-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 425
Posted By 440sixpack
Shoes are on correct, adjusted until they...

Shoes are on correct, adjusted until they dragging pretty good.

This booster/master set came from MBM. I looked and now they don't list anything for full size Jeeps. I called their tech line...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-06-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 74
Posted By 440sixpack
The best thing to do is bend a steel brake line...

The best thing to do is bend a steel brake line to get on top close to where you want your fuel filter then run rubber from there. with a little effort you can make it look factory.


As far as...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-05-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 425
Posted By 440sixpack
Yes I'm trying to keep it as stock as possible. ...

Yes I'm trying to keep it as stock as possible. the vacuum booster should do a decent job if I can just find where the problem is in the system.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-05-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 275
Posted By 440sixpack
The main trick is to rope it in. we tried that...

The main trick is to rope it in. we tried that and it is obvious if the trim fit the gasket it would go right in. I ruined one top trim and buffed up another and it fit exactly the same.

I can...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-05-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 425
Posted By 440sixpack
I wish I knew . I hauled it home and did a full...

I wish I knew . I hauled it home and did a full restoration.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-05-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 275
Posted By 440sixpack
I assume you used a new gasket ? If you did...

I assume you used a new gasket ?

If you did good luck. the top piece is impossible I had two pro's try and they gave up. I ended up hooking it on the lip on both sides and counter punching and...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-05-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 425
Posted By 440sixpack
New Brakes Work Terrible

I have all new brakes on my '78 J10 and they're awful. it's like you have a 10 tone gooseneck hooked to it when it's actually empty.


So I have turned drums and rotors , new pads and shoes,...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-04-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 424
Posted By 440sixpack
Good grief. it's the exact same distributor GM...

Good grief. it's the exact same distributor GM has used reliably for years. but put it in an AMC and black magic and hindu voodoo sets in and suddenly it's a POS. I guess that's what makes...
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